Thu, 02 Dec 2021

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

VFS Global issues new update on visa services in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic ...

Chinese FM meets with Ethiopian Deputy PM

© Provided by Xinhua The United Nations General Assembly will consider and adopt an Olympic truce resolution on Thursday, which ...

IOC holds second call with Peng Shuai, defends its 'person-centred' approach

Lausanne [Switzerland], December 2 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday informed that it had held a second video ...

Women's Asia Cup 2022: Maharashtra govt meets Local Organizing Committee to review preparations

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): With under 50 days to go for the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022, ...

StateDepartment Recap:Nov. 23-Dec. 1

STATE DEPARTMENT - Here's a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been ...

Omicron forces cancelation of ISU Grand Prix Final in Japan

The International Skating Union (ISU) has canceled its Grand Prix Final in Osaka, Japan, after being informed by local organizers ...

US, South Korea Plan for Broader, More Ambitious Alliance

SEOUL - Almost 29,000 U.S. troops in South Korea are staying put to help keep North Korea in check, even ...

VFS Global resumes visa application services in India

Dubai [UAE], December 2 (ANI): VFS Global, World's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for Governments and Diplomatic missions has ...

Aroma of Yunnan coffee industry permeates globally

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writers Zhao Jiasong, Chen Qianci, Shu MengKUNMING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Dong Laicheng's encounter ...

Japan lifts recent ban on booking flights to country: Chief Cabinet Secretary

Tokyo [Japan], December 2 (ANI/ Sputnik): The Japanese Transport Ministry has cancelled its directive requiring suspension of new flight bookings ...

Australia Urged to Combat Toxic Parliament House Workplace

SYDNEY - Australia's center-right government is being urged to implement recommendations of a report saying a third of workers in ...

NATO has been too successful at doing the wrong thing

NATO and Russia are facing off once again. At the center of the new cycle of mutual warnings and brinkmanship ...

China summons Japan's ambassador to protest over former PM Shinzo Abe's remarks on China-Taiwan issue

Beijing [China], December 2 (ANI): Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Hua Chunying has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Beijing, Hideo Tarumi, ...

Love it or hate it, TikTok is changing the music industry

"Tik-a-Tok-a-Who?", was Adele's response to her management's suggestion to promote her music to younger audiences on Tiktok, the video-sharing platform ...

Focus is on what I've done in past, says Alex Carey ahead of Ashes debut

Melbourne [Australia], December 2 (ANI): Australia wicket-keeper batter Alex Carey, who is all set to make his Test debut, said ...

BBL: Former Australia pacer Gurinder Sandhu returns to Sydney Thunder

Sydney [Australia], December 2 (ANI): Former Australia ODI pacer Gurinder Sandhu has rejoined Sydney Thunder ahead of the upcoming season ...

Why China's Uyghurs are back in the headlines

After months of silence, the Western media have refocused their attention on the Uyghurs of China's Xinjiang region. The agenda ...

China summons Japanese ambassador in Taiwan row

Japan's ambassador to Beijing was summoned by China to an emergency meeting after former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said ...

Ashes: Team scandals should be off-limits on the field, says Woakes

Brisbane [Australia], December 2 (ANI): England all-rounder Chris Woakes has said that the off-field issues that are currently clouding England ...

BWF World Tour Finals: Pair of Ponnappa, Sikki Reddy lose their second Group B game

Bali [Indonesia], December 2 (ANI): India duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy on Thursday lost their second Group ...

China's predatory actions in South East Asia backfire

Beijing [China] December 2, (ANI): China's intimidating attitude, particularly over the South China Sea issue, is backfiring as countries in ...

'Cricket 22: The official game of Ashes' now available for general public

Sydney [Australia], December 2 (ANI): Cricket Australia, in partnership with Australian game developer Big Ant Studios, on Thursday announced that ...

US, Australia, UK sign agreement for exchange of naval nuclear propulsion information: White House

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): In a bid to enhance trilateral security partnership called "AUKUS", the US, Australia and the ...

Still concerned about safety of Peng Shuai, WTA suspends all tournaments in China

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has announced that it would suspend all tournaments in China ...

Live streaming spices up snow tourism in NE China

© Provided by Xinhua HARBIN, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Wang Qiushi, a former tourist guide, joined a swarm of live ...

China, Africa pledge to step up cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua China and Africa call on all countries to work together to build an open, inclusive, clean ...

Thai border region expects China-Laos Railway boom

© Provided by Xinhua The China-Laos Railway will make cross-border travel more convenient, hopefully bring more tourists to Thailand's northeast ...

Ashes: Alex Carey replaces Tim Paine as wicketkeeper for first two Tests

Brisbane [Australia], December 2 (ANI): Cricket Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) on Thursday added wicketkeeper Alex Carey to the 15-player ...

Spurs building momentum as they head to banged-up Portland

The San Antonio Spurs look to build on their first winning streak of the season when they begin a three-game ...

Taiwanese legislators call for boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to China's human rights abuses

Taipei [Taiwan], December 2 (ANI): Owing to China's human rights violation in Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Taiwanese legislators from ...

US, EU to discuss Taiwan during their high-level dialogue on China

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): During the high-level US and European Union dialogue on China, both sides are slated to ...

First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in US

WASHINGTON - The first confirmed U.S. case of someone infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered ...

Fight against BJP can be fought only under Congress: Nana Patole

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comment about there being no UPA, ...

China: LGBTQI community struggling to exercise internet freedom

Beijing [China], December 2 (ANI): Amid China's crackdown on LGBTQI groups, the community has been struggling to exercise its freedom ...

WTA Suspends Tournaments in China Over Peng Shuai Controversy

The Women's Tennis Association on Wednesday announced "the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong" over ...

WTA suspends tournaments in China due to Peng Shuai crisis

The WTA said Wednesday that it is suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the safety of Chinese player ...

WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng Shuai

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is suspending all events in China after accusing the country of failing to investigate claims ...

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Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

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